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Alcan Inc
1188 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal
QC H3A 3G2
Canada
[t] +1 514 848 8000
[f] +1 514 848 8115
Alcan is a multinational, market-driven company and a global leader in aluminium and packaging, as well as aluminium recycling. The company's operations include primary aluminium, fabricated aluminium and flexible and speciality packaging, aerospace applications, bauxite mining and alumina processing. Alcan employs 88 000 people and has operating facilities in 58 countries and regions.
Alcan supports Ghana
09 August, 2007
Alcan Inc. announced that it will support the Government of Ghana
Parc Musical Alcan unveils musical characters at Festival International de Jazz de Montr
08 August, 2007
Alcan Inc., co-presenter of the Festival International de Jazz de Montr
Alcan supports innovation & excellence with Jeune Chambre de Commerce de Montreal
07 August, 2007
Alcan Inc. announced that it is partnering with the Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montr
Alcan announces plans to restructure & sellits Affimet Aluminum Recycling business in France
06 August, 2007
Alcan announced that it has begun consultations with unions and employee representatives for a proposed sale of selected assets at the Company
Alcan lays cornerstone of Slovakian aluminum extrusion plant
05 August, 2007
Alcan Extruded Products, a business unit of Alcan Engineered Products, today laid the cornerstone of its new aluminum extrusion plant in Slovakia. The site
Alcan introduces N2 Nual Cable to mitigate effects of harmonic currents in electrical systems
04 August, 2007
Alcan Cable introduced today a new CSA-approved, multi-conductor armoured cable assembly to mitigate the effects generated by harmonic currents in electrical systems. The N2 NUAL, a type ACWU-90 cable with two full size neutral conductors, is a cost-effective solution for use in commercial and institutional buildings such as banks, data centres, hospitals and computer laboratories.
Alcan joins business leaders initiative on human rights
03 August, 2007
Alcan announced that it has joined the Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights. BLIHR
Alcan helps launch global map on energy and climate
02 August, 2007
Alcan helped launch the first-ever global map on energy and climate today, along with its project partners, the energy company Centrica and corporate responsibility specialist Maplecroft.
Alcan becomes leading heavy gauge plate aluminum supplier for the F-35, joint strike fighter
01 August, 2007
Alcan Rolled Products, Ravenswood, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alcan Inc., has entered into a multi-year agreement with Transtar Metals to supply heavy gauge aluminum plate in support of Transtar
Alcan launches Modex brand of modular wiring systems for commercial construction market
31 July, 2007
Alcan Cable, a division of Alcan Inc.
Alcan given approval to commence mining of Ely Bauxite Deposit
30 July, 2007
Alcan announced that the Queensland Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Water has given approval for mining to commence on its Ely bauxite deposit near Weipa, on Queensland
Alcan to build aluminum spent pot lining recycling plant
29 July, 2007
Alcan will build a US$180 million aluminum spent pot lining recycling plant in Quebec
Alcan highlights efforts to fight aids in Africa at First European Ceo Summit
28 July, 2007
Alcan highlighted its efforts to prevent and combat HIV/AIDS in Africa today at the First European CEO Summit on Business and HIV/AIDS, organized by the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS. The Company presented the positive results of its HIV/AIDS program at its Alucam primary aluminum smelter in Cameroon during a roundtable discussion on the potential partnerships between governments and companies in supporting health care systems in countries with high HIV/AIDS case rates.
Alcan signs agreement with Valeo to supply aluminum sheet for automotive thermal systems
27 July, 2007
Alcan Specialty Sheet has signed a multi-year agreement with Valeo (France) to supply aluminum sheet for use in the automotive thermal systems manufactured in Valeo's European plants. Valeo ranks among the top global players in the automotive heat exchanger segment.
Alcan to acquire leading reinforced urethane core materials manufacturer
26 July, 2007
Alcan has entered into an agreement-in-principle to acquire the business and assets of Penske Composites, LLC, a leading manufacturer of reinforced structural urethane core material products for the marine and industrial markets.
Alcan to build up used aluminum beverage can recycling at Neuf-Brisach Speciality Sheet Facility
25 July, 2007
Alcan will invest US$7 million in its Specialty Sheet Alcan Rhenalu facility at Neuf-Brisach, France to recycle Used Beverage Cans made from aluminum. The new capacity is scheduled to come on stream by 2008.
Alcan contributes to success of Ariane 5 ECA Rocket
24 July, 2007
Alcan has contributed to the success of the latest Ariane 5 ECA launch by supplying EADS Space, the prime contractor of Ariane, a new advanced solution for large brackets, part of the rocket
Alcan to explore development of Bauxite Mine and Alumina Refinery in Madagascar
23 July, 2007
Alcan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Access Madagascar Sarl, a Malagasy company holding exploration rights in Madagascar
Alcan secures long-term energy supply for Coega Aluminum Smelter Project
22 July, 2007
Alcan has secured a long-term supply agreement with South-African energy firm, ESKOM Holdings Limited, for the purchase of up to 1355 MVA of electricity for the proposed 720kt greenfield COEGA aluminum smelter project, which will have a total estimated cost of US$2.7 billion. The agreement provides for a 25-year supply, set to begin in 2010.
Alcan completes acquisition of Cathode Business in France
21 July, 2007
Alcan has completed the acquisition of the remaining 70 percent stake of Carbone Savoie, and certain related technology and equipment, from GrafTech International Ltd. for US$135 million less certain price adjustments.
Alcan contributes to success of eighth Ariane 5 ECA launch
20 July, 2007
Alcan has contributed to the success of the latest Ariane 5 ECA launch by supplying SNECMA PROPULSION SOLIDE, the prime contractor of Astrium Space Transportation, a new advanced solution for very large housings. The housings are part of the rocket
New HETRON resin formulation from Ashland promotes creative construction
20 July, 2007
A new fire-resistant construction material is providing architects and engineers with a compound that meets demanding building requirements without sacrificing creative flexibility. Newly formulated HETRON FR620T-20M polyester resin introduced by Ashland Composite Polymers, a business group of Ashland Performance Materials, a division of Ashland Inc., features improved wetting and low shrinkage for ultimate performance in architectural applications.
Alcan to pilot advanced AP50 technology through US$550 million facility in Quebec
19 July, 2007
Alcan plans to build a US$550 million pilot plant at its Complexe Jonqui
Alcan launches breakthrough aluminum technology initiative in France
18 July, 2007
Alcan is launching a research and development initiative centered in France and focused on its leading AP series aluminum smelting technology. This is part of Alcan
Alcan to provide environmentally-friendly solar cookers to promote sustainability in rural Indonesia
17 July, 2007
Alcan is providing innovative solar cookers and pans to 1,000 rural Indonesian families in the country
Alcan and USW reach new long-term collective labour agreement
16 July, 2007
Alcan announced today that more than 90 percent of the hourly and office employees represented by the United Steelworkers union at the Alma primary aluminum smelter in Quebec have voted to ratify a new long-term collective labour agreement.
Alcan to review BCUC power contract decision
15 July, 2007
Alcan Inc. announced today that it intends to review the British Columbia Utilities Commission decision to reject the amended and restated Long-Term Energy Purchase Agreement between the Company and BC Hydro with regard to its investment plan in Kitimat, British Columbia.
Alcan to consolidate Head Office in Montreal through
14 July, 2007
Alcan will consolidate its Head Office operations in downtown Montreal, Quebec, through the renovation of the Company
Alcan to support centennial celebrations of Sainte-Justine Hospital
13 July, 2007
Alcan will support the centennial celebrations of the CHU Sainte-Justine hospital through an official year-long partnership. The official launch of the celebration took place today at Montreal
Alcan updates cost and schedule for Gove expansion project
12 July, 2007
Alcan has updated its cost estimate and start-up schedule for the Gove alumina refinery expansion and upgrade in the Northern Territory of Australia, reflecting progress, additional tie-in requirements and weather-related delays. The Company has revised its cost estimate to US$2.3 billion.
Alcan files leave to appeal to BCUC power contract decision
11 July, 2007
Alcan has filed its leave to appeal application with the British Columbia (B.C.) Court of Appeal regarding the B.C. Utilities Commission decision to reject the amended and restated Long-Term Energy Purchase Agreement between Alcan and BC Hydro. The Company
Alcan Specialty Sheet supports expansion of a used beverage can collection in France
10 July, 2007
Alcan Specialty Sheet has signed a multi-year agreement with Canibal (France), a subsidiary of CFF Recycling, to support deployment of a used beverage can collection network in France.
Alcan to invest in the Indian Flexible Packaging Market
09 July, 2007
Alcan will make an initial investment of US$10 million in the Indian flexible packaging market. The Company will build and equip a new flexible packaging facility in the BHEL Industrial Park in Haridwar, Northern India. The Alcan Packaging facility will supply the rapidly growing Indian food and personal care markets.
Alcan Cable introduces HiTemp EC(TM) a high temperature low sag solution for the utility transmission market
23 July, 2006
Alcan Cable, a fully integrated North American aluminum cable supplier, introduces a new family of premium aluminum transmission cable products to the Utility market, Aluminum Conductor Steel Supported and Aluminum Conductor Steel Supported/Trapezoidal Wire.
New aluminium-based medicine packaging providing improved child resistance characteristics for Alcan
22 July, 2006
Alcan Inc. announces the launch of GUARDLID, a new aluminium-based medicine packaging providing improved child resistance characteristics. GUARDLID will assist pharmaceutical companies in their compliance with Child Resistance legislation.
Alcan's new aluminum front bumper beams are making an important contribution to the new Opel Astra's safety system
21 July, 2006
Alcan's state-of-the-art aluminum front bumper beams are making an important contribution to the new Opel Astra's safety system. Over a million bumper beams a year are now being manufactured for Opel models alone. Alcan has produced over six million side-impact beams, two million bumper systems and more than one million instrument panel supports for the automotive industry.
Alcan technology enables landmark aluminum Jaguar
20 July, 2006
Jaguar's all new XJ sedan, unveiled today, is capturing attention for more than its luxurious styling. Beneath the surface of this landmark automobile is a unique aluminum structure made possible by the pioneering technology of Alcan Inc., a leader in the supply of aluminum-based solutions for the automotive market.
Alcan launches its Spanish pharmaceutical packaging center
19 July, 2006
Alcan Inc. announces the expansion of its Packaging network in Spain through a new production centre dedicated to Pharmaceutical Packaging at its Alcan Packaging Alzira plant, located near Valencia, The center will specialise in printing flexible packaging materials.
Alcan presents significant new product innovations for the aerospace industry
18 July, 2006
Alcan Inc. announced today that it will be presenting significant product innovations for the aerospace industry. Among its aerospace business' most recent innovations is a wide range of alloys for the Airbus A380, for which the company is a major supplier.
Alcan launches GUARDLID, a new child-resistant pharmaceutical packaging solution
17 July, 2006
Alcan Inc. announces the launch of GUARDLID, a new aluminium-based medicine packaging providing improved child resistance characteristics. GUARDLID will assist pharmaceutical companies in their compliance with Child Resistance legislation.
New information and consultation process due to the exhaustion of mining resources
16 July, 2006
Alcan Inc. announces that its subsidiary, Soci
Alcan and partners launch regional industrial development centre in British Columbia
15 July, 2006
Alcan Inc. announces that it is partnering with the KT Industrial Development Society and the Haisla Business Development Corporation to launch a Regional Industrial Development Centre for Northwest British Columbia. The first of its kind, the centre was established to help facilitate the region's economic growth.
New quality plastic converter films for Alcan
14 July, 2006
Alcan Inc. announces that its Packaging Food Europe sector will be exhibiting the Company's new sophisticated high barrier and sealing films. 'Alcan Packaging is one of the leading manufacturing suppliers of plastic films for the converting industry,' said Thomas Morin, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Alcan Packaging Food Europe. 'The production of plastic films is one of Alcan Packaging Food Europe's specialties. These films are specifically formulated to fit end-users' needs, for all types of flexible packaging (e.g. VFFS, HFFS),' he added.
Alcan launches new lamination line
13 July, 2006
Alcan Inc. officially put into commission a new
Alcan launches alhide plus+ - a stronger, more durable cable
12 July, 2006
Alcan Inc. announces the launch of ALHIDE Plus+, the next generation of ruggedized cable with a stronger, more durable insulation that provides extra protection against conductor damage. ALHIDE Plus+ was created to fill a void in the ruggedized cable market for a product that can withstand even greater resistance to damage than traditional abuse resistant cable.
New aluminium pechiney unsurpassed technology solution for Alcan
11 July, 2006
Alcan Inc. showcases its new Aluminium Pechiney Unsurpassed Technology Solution (www.ap-technology.com), underscoring the Company's commitment to continued industry leadership in smelting technology and innovation.
New block represents 40% of long term energy supple
10 July, 2006
Alcan Inc. announces that it has secured 40 percent of the energy required for a potential 280kt/year expansion of its ISAL smelter in Straumsvik, Iceland. In an agreement signed with Reykjavik Energy, Alcan would purchase 200MW of geothermal power beginning in 2010 for a period of 25 years.
Alcan Sells Distributor Almet France to Amari Metal France
20 April, 2005
Alcan Inc. has announced that it has completed the sale of Almet France to U.S.-based Amari Metal France Ltd., which specializes in distributing aluminum, stainless steel and cuprous metal products. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Alcan Opens Automotive Aluminum Structures Fabricating Plant
04 April, 2005
Alcan Inc. has announced the opening of its automotive bumper fabricating plant in Saguenay, Qu
Alcan proposes restructuring at nine European sites
25 November, 2004
Alcan Inc announced today that it has begun consultations with employee representatives on a proposed restructuring involving nine of its European sites. This intended measure is a result of changing market conditions and business realities.
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